Anyone own a browning highpower and what do you think????
I have to disagree, as great a gun as the high power is i personally shoot better with the 1911 if its a good 1911, all 1911's and highpowers by comparison the 1911's were better gunsMy favorite classic arm. A graceful, reliable, potent arm. It was John Browning's improvement over the chunky, clunky, 1911.
For a "Non-Gun-Guy", I grew up shooting a Colt 1911 for recreation, shot it a bunch in the Navy, worked out with the Beretta, and damned near everything from flare pistols to Ma Deuce. Nothing ever came to hand (Or to shoulder, or to both hands after checking headspace and timing) like the BHP. It's not a matter of superior machining or novel takes on switchology...... It's a Zen thing where machine adapts to man. Personally, there was no adjusting to it. It fit my hand perfectly, pointed naturally, and put holes where I wanted them to be. Imagine your dog is happy to see you and stuffs his nose into your palm while you're lying on the couch. That's how the BHP greets you. When I say that I'm a "Non-Gun-Guy", Cane will tell you that I did not know what I was picking up. I've qualified and carried in the military, hunted in my youth, but I've always viewed firearms as tools. As much as I like the one I carry every day, I never realized the artistry possible until I shot the High Power. It's exponentially more than just a firearm.